Recipes

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Bulgur Pilaf with Chickpea

Bulgur is a common ingredient in the cuisines of many countries of the Middle East. It is a wheat grain that comes in different sizes. Bulgur does not require cooking,…
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Eggplant Burger or Sandwich Patty

Eggplant is an Indian Native veggie that is very common. Either baked, fried, or boiled, it is good in any way it’s cooked. In this recipe, we’ll show you how…
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Indian Carrot Pickle (Fermented)

Carrot pickle is one of the easiest and heatlthiest ferments, which brings together a tangy flavour of slightly fermented carrots, together with a fresh mix of Indian spices. This pickle…
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Cauliflower Leaves and Stems Recipe (Raita)

This cauliflower leaves and stems recipe is inspired by Indian raita. Raita is  a type of a salad or a dip, where yoghurt is mixed with herbs, spices and sometimes…
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Easy Vegan Chocolate Cake – Gluten-Free

Our recipe for a vegan chocolate cake is as healthy as it can get. It’s as rich and delicious as any other classic chocolate cake, yet it’s made without eggs…
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Easy Butternut Squash Soup with Tamarind

Everyone knows a Pumpkin Soup – a sweetish comfort food, often spiced with nutmeg or cinnamon, and topped with vinegar and pumpkin seeds. Today we are going to cook a…
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Buckwheat Pancakes (Eggless)

Buckwheat pancakes are the easiest and the healthiest breakfast you can imagine. Made without eggs, only with buckwheat flour and other healthy plant-based ingredients, it’s perfect even for a gluten-free…
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Vegetarian Borscht (Russian Beetroot Soup)

Borscht must be the most famous recipe, which roots can be traced in many East European countries. Our recipe is a traditional one, but with a twist, because it’s vegetarian.…
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Sweet Indian Rice Dumplings (Modak)

The recipe of the rice dumpling that we are going to share with you in this post, comes from India, whre it’s enjoyed during special festive occasions. Depending on the…
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Roasted Radishes with Green Pepper

Cooking radishes might sound like a totally wild idea, but if you give a try to our roasted radishes recipe, this will feel like the most natural thing to do!…
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Cauliflower Curry with Garam Masala

How many ways to cook a cauliflower do you know? Our cauliflower curry recipe, that is sometimes simply called a spiced cauliflower stir fry, can give you some serious inspiration…
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Broccoli Salad Recipe with a Healthy Dressing

Broccoli salad can be prepared in various ways, but the main secret for its irresistible flavour will always be the salad dressing. Our recipe of the broccoli salad with a…
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Watermelon Rind Recipe (Curry)

Have you ever tried to cook watermelon rind, and do you always throw it away? Unknown to many, watermelon rind has numerous health benefits, and in fact much more nutrition…
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Vegan No Rice Sushi (Millet Recipe)

Vegan sushi rolls are very easy to make and they can be a wonderful healthy snack or even a full meal. Our recipe is unique: we show you how to…
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Traditional Herbal Tea Recipe

This herbal tea recipe is a family secret that was passed down from generation to generation. Together with you we will pick the herbs fresh from the garden (see the…
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Mashed Potatoes with Smoked Chilli

Every house has their own mashed potatoes recipe. Our potato mash is, as always, with a twist. There is no need to buy ready spice mixes and flavour enhancers if…
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Protein Pancakes Recipe (Mung Bean Dosa)

This protein pancakes recipe only uses fresh ingredients, without any additional protein powders. It’s a perfect healthy breakfast, which is also gluten-free and suits a vegan diet. There are two…
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Cabbage Stir Fry Recipe with Coconut

This cabbage stir fry recipe will make you look very differently at a vegetable, that is considered to be rather boring – and trust us, it is not. The secret…
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Vegetarian Thai Green Curry Recipe

Making your own vegetarian thai curry from scratch is much easier than you think. There is no need to buy a ready-made thai curry paste from a store, because you…
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Red Lentil Soup (Indian Style, Masoor Dal)

This lentil soup recipe, made in Indian style, must be one of the easiest healthy recipes ever featured on Happy Bellyfish. It only needs three basic ingredients, no exotic spices…
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Mung Bean Soup Recipe | Moong Dal

Mung bean is one of the most delicious legumes, and a wonderful source of protein, fiber, antioxidants and minerals. In our recipe, that is inspired by Indian recipe of Moong…
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Beetroot Curry Recipe | Beetroot Fry

Beetroot is popular in Russian and Eastern European cuisine, but it acquires totally new flavours cooked in Indian style. Try our beetroot curry, a great healthy recipe to make your…
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Spicy Oatmeal Porridge | Indian Breakfast Recipe

If you’re used to the sweet porridge as breakfast dish, this recipe will definitely surprise you, because in India oats are usually cooked with vegetables and spices. Try the traditional…
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Easy Spinach Pie with Herbs and Feta

Our recipe for an easy pie with spinach and greens is inspired by the truly international cuisine! Something similar exists in the kitchens of almost every single country, whereas fillings…
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Fried Noodles Pasta: Easy Stir Fry Recipe

Fried noodles is a popular dish in East and Southeast Asia, which can be cooked in many varieties and cooking styles. Here is our favourite version: an easy stir fry…
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Easy Sesame Spinach Recipe (Video Recipe)

Spinach needs no introduction – it is an officially acknowledged super food: rich in protein, fiber, plenty of vitamins, iron and calcium. When the season comes we cook it non-stop…
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Ayurvedic Ginger Tea Recipe

Ginger has long back concurred the hearts (and stomachs) of nutritionists and health-conscious people. Before it got introduced into the western cuisine, where it was mostly used for sweets, it’d…
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How to make ghee at home

Ghee, or clarified butter, used in many Indian and Ayurvedic dishes. While high-quality commercial brands are the only option for many outside Indian sub-continent, the best ghee is homemade. All…
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Healthy Apple Gummy Rolls

Who doesn’t dream about a healthy candy? We’ve got a wonderful recipe for you, which requires only one (!) ingredient, but tastes like a sweet stretchy gummy bear! In every…
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Vietnamese Egg Coffee (Cà Phê Trứng)

Vietnamese egg coffee is one of those unique local foods, which never fade in the memories of travellers in Vietnam. Upon their arrival home, many people try to replicate it home, but…
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Apple Halwa: Easy Warm Apple Dessert

There are so many amazing sweet dishes you can make with apples, but very few people know about this version of a famous Indian dessert – apple halwa. It is…
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Eggplant Parmigiana (Parmigiana di Melanzane)

Parmigiana is a typical Italian dish made with fried sliced eggplants, layered with cheese and tomato sauce, then baked. The origin of the dish is claimed by even three Italian…
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Easy Plum Pie and Filling Recipe

It is difficult to find a better sweet treat for a September afternoon than a plum cake! If you are lucky to have a garden and a plum tree yourself,…
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Tomato Sauce (Chutney) with Dates

We would like to reveal you one of the biggest secrets of the house. We will share with you a secret recipe of tomato chutney, that will taste so good,…
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French Quiche made easy

French cuisine is famous for its elaborate and elegant dishes – but not all of them are as complicated as you think! A popular quiche is a unique treat –…
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Millet Upma (gluten-free/vegan)

Millet is one of the lesser-known ancient grains, that is just gaining popularity among health conscious people. Because of its unique properties, millet is especially attractive for those who are looking for gluten-free options. While…
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Cold Beetroot Soup

Beetroot is a commonly used vegetable in East European cuisine and can be found in many traditional foods. Everyone knows borsch, the most famous Russian and Ukrainian dish, but very…
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Glass Noodles With Asparagus and Pea Pesto

Asparagus is a fantastic vegetable – it is crunchy and tender at the same time, it has a unique taste and best of all asparagus is incredibly rich in nutrients.…
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Healthy Sesame Seed Candy/Energy bar

Sesame seeds are a great source of copper and beneficial minerals – and it is so easy to include in your diet with this easy and delicious recipe! It doesn’t…
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How to Make Almond Milk

Did you knowhow easy it is to take almond milk? Try our traditional Italian recipe, which was shared by a Sicilian expert Oksana. Ingredients almond – 100 gr cold water – 300 gr…
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Asparagus Sauce

Try our new delicious recipe for asparagus sauce, which takes just 10 minute to prepare! Ingredients onion – 1 mid-sized garlic – 1 clove butter or ghee – 1 tbsp full-fat cream – 100 ml balsamic vinegar – 1 tbsp black pepper – 1…
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Pasta with Saffron

This recipe is provided by our recipes ambassador Ekaterina Panteleeva Ingredients spaghetti – 320 gr zucchini – 300 gr onion – 1 medium-sized shrimps – 300 gr saffron – 1/4 tsp (0.125 gr) cream (30%) – 100 gr extra…
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Churros con Chocolate Recipe

Ingredients Dough and seasoning: water – 1 cup butter – 1/2 cup salt – 1/4 tbsp all purpose flour – 1 cup eggs – 3 vegetable oil for frying sugar – 1/4 cup (optional, for seasoning) cinnamon -1/4 cup…
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Thai Glass Noodle Salad (variation)

Ingredients mung bean thread noodle – x200 grams carrot – x2 medium-sized cucumber – x1 medium-sized paprika – x1 medium-sized tomato – x1 medium-sized coriander – x1 cup galangal or ginger – x1 thumb-sized piece…
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Gajar ka Halwa (healthy carrot pudding)

Ingredients carrots – x6 medium-sized ghee (purified butter) – x1 tbsp cardamom – x6 pods full fat milk – x1/2 l soft dates – x1 cup you can substitute dates with 3…
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Authentic Indian Masala Chai Recipe

Making the real Indian masala chai is a real art. No cup of tea will ever taste the same to you when you try to eat in different houses and…
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No-bake Carrot Cake (sugar-free, raw, vegan)

Ingredients 3 medium-sized carrots 1.5 cups oats 1/2 cup dried coconut 1.5 cups dates (soaked in water for t least 30 mins) 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup roasted walnuts Method Step…